Marginal note:Margin loans
531. The Superintendent may establish terms and conditions with respect to the making by a company of margin loans to a director or senior officer of the company.
- 1991, c. 47, s. 531;
- 1997, c. 15, s. 282.
Marginal note:Exemption by order
532. (1) A company may enter into a transaction with a related party of the company if the Superintendent, by order, has exempted the transaction from the provisions of section 521.
Marginal note:Conditions for order
(2) The Superintendent shall not make an order referred to in subsection (1) unless the Superintendent is satisfied that the decision of the company to enter into the transaction has not been and is not likely to be influenced in any significant way by a related party of the company and does not involve in any significant way the interests of a related party of the company.
- 1991, c. 47, s. 532;
- 1996, c. 6, s. 83.
Marginal note:Prescribed transactions
533. A company may enter into a transaction with a related party of the company if the transaction is a prescribed transaction or one of a class of prescribed transactions.
Restrictions on Permitted Transactions
Marginal note:Market terms and conditions
534. (1) Except as provided in subsections 529(4) to (6), any transaction entered into with a related party of the company shall be on terms and conditions that are at least as favourable to the company as market terms and conditions.
Marginal note:Meaning of “market terms and conditions”
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), “market terms and conditions” means
(a) in respect of a service or a loan facility offered to the public by the company in the ordinary course of business, terms and conditions that are no more or less favourable than those offered to the public by the company in the ordinary course of business; and
(b) in respect of any other transaction,
(i) terms and conditions, including those relating to price, rent or interest rate, that might reasonably be expected to apply in a similar transaction in an open market under conditions requisite to a fair transaction between parties who are at arm’s length and who are acting prudently, knowledgeably and willingly, or
(ii) if the transaction is one that would not reasonably be expected to occur in an open market between parties who are at arm’s length, terms and conditions, including those relating to price, rent or interest rate, that would reasonably be expected to provide the company with fair value, having regard to all the circumstances of the transaction, and that would be consistent with the parties to the transaction acting prudently, knowledgeably and willingly.
- 1991, c. 47, s. 534;
- 2001, c. 9, s. 430.
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